There are 8 ways to get from Osaka to Ikebukuro Eki by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi

$103 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku

$55 - $56

6 alternative options

Night bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Osaka WBT Umeda to Ikebukuro Station, Tokyo

$84

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Ikebukuro Eki 317 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Haneda  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND

$85 - $324

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
  2. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) UKB - HND

$76 - $272

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Narita, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ITM - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori

$126 - $457

Fly Osaka Kobe to Ibaraki, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Ibaraki (IBR) UKB - IBR
  2. Take the train from Ishioka to Ueno

$132 - $306

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Ikebukuro Eki, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Osaka to Ikebukuro Eki every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Osaka to Ikebukuro Eki every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Ibaraki
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Osaka WBT Umeda to Ikebukuro Station, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Osaka and Ikebukuro Eki is 399 km. The road distance is 507 km.

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Ikebukuro Eki is to bus which costs ¥6100 - ¥6300 and takes 8 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Osaka to Ikebukuro Eki is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Osaka WBT Umeda and arriving at Ikebukuro Station, Tokyo. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Osaka to Ikebukuro Eki, including transfers.